Postgraduate Research Funding

Postgraduate Research Funding

2018 Futures Scholarship

These scholarships are offered by Academic Schools within the University to undertake research in areas of strategic priority.

Abertay Alumni Discount

A 25% discount open to all students who have received an undergraduate or postgraduate degree from Abertay.

Chevening Scholarship

The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any UK university.

Global Study Awards

This award enables students studying at postgraduate level to apply for an award up to a maximum value of £10,000.

Student Awards Agency for Scotland

If you’re a Scottish or EU domiciled student planning to study for your first MPhil, then you are eligible to apply for a postgraduate loan from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). 

Scottish Saltire Scholarships

This scheme provides 200 awards, up to a value of £2,000 each, for any one year of full-time study (irrespective of level, eg undergraduate or postgraduate).

Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarships

The Indonesia-UK DIKTI scholarship programme is open to Indonesian lecturers and administrative staff looking to undertake postgraduate study in the UK.

Takahashi & Howat Memorial Overseas Scholarship

A scholarship for Japanese students up to a value of 300,000JPY.

TOEFL Scholarships

Applicants to the University may apply to be considered for the TOEFL Scholarship Programme.

Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme

The University is recognised as a participating institution in the Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme, which aims to build capacity in areas where Tullow's host countries experience significant skills gaps, especially, but not exclusively, around these countries oil and gas industries. 

More information on Postgraduate Funding options

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online is all about alternative sources of funding - especially charities - which can make awards (fees, maintenance, research costs) to any student regardless of subject, or nationality.

The Alternative Guide Online contains a huge database of funding opportunities, comprehensive guidance, and numerous tools to help you prepare a winning grant application. Abertay University has purchased a licence to the Guide, and so it’s free for all students and staff to use. Log in Now.

If you are a prospective student who has applied to the university, please email advisory@abertay.ac.uk to get an access PIN. 

Please email advisory@abertay.ac.uk to be added to the mailing list for the 2018/19 Postgraduate Funding Guide.